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Judges 20:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Israel set liers-in-wait against Gibeah round about.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Israel set men in ambush around Gibeah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Israel set liers in wait around Gibeah.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Israel set liers in wait against Gibeah, round about.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Israel set liers in wait against Gibeah, round about.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Israel setteth liers in wait against Gibeah, round about,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the children of Israel set ambushes round about the city of Gabaa:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Israel set lyers in waite round about Gibeah.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the children of Israel set an ambush against Gibeah{gr.Gabaa} round about [it].
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Yisrael set liers in wait round about Givah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
set 7760
{7760} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
liers in wait 693
{0693} Prime
אָרַב
'arab
{aw-rab'}
A primitive root; to lurk.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
round about 5439
{5439} Prime
סָבִיב
cabiyb
{saw-beeb'}
From H5437; (as noun) a circle, neighbor, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around.
x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
Giv` גִּבעָה. 1390
{1390} Prime
גִּבְעָה
Gib`ah
{ghib-aw'}
The same as H1389; Gibah; the name of three places in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Judges 20:29-48

_ _ Judges 20:29-48. They destroy all the Benjaminites, except six hundred.

_ _ And Israel set liers-in-wait round about Gibeah — A plan was formed of taking that city by stratagem, similar to that employed in the capture of Ai [Joshua 8:9].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 20:26-48.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 20:29

Liers in wait — Though they were assured of the success, by a particular promise, yet they do not neglect the use of means; as well knowing that the certainty of God's promises doth not excuse, but rather require man's diligent use of all fit means for the accomplishment of them.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Israel:
Though God had promised them success, they knew they could expect it only by the use of proper means. Hence they used all prudent precaution, and employed all their military skill.

liers:

Judges 20:34 And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore: but they knew not that evil [was] near them.
Joshua 8:4 And he commanded them, saying, Behold, ye shall lie in wait against the city, [even] behind the city: go not very far from the city, but be ye all ready:
2 Samuel 5:23 And when David enquired of the LORD, he said, Thou shalt not go up; [but] fetch a compass behind them, and come upon them over against the mulberry trees.
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